Microsoft won't launch iPhone rival

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    Just Vaporware in 2008. Then they'll have their iPhone 3 killer for 2010 ready in 2012 as a maybe-beta.

    Just remembering, that didn't make the Zune either, Toshiba did the work for them. Gigabeat -> Zune
     
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    Well there was bound to be some good news today!
     
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    hell ya it has....
     
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    Quick! someone pull up the video of Balmer calling the iPhone a bomb when it was first announced! :)
     
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    Makes sense:

    1. they can't compete with the iPod so why would they launch a phone?
    2. they already license Windows Mobile to other hardware manufacturers
     
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    You must have insider information at Microsoft...how do you know their plans already?? ;)
     
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    Here it is.

    It is such an MS bash, but it is funny.
     
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    But remember that Microsoft's "Plays For Sure" didn't preclude them from coming out with their own and incompatible Zune.
     
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    Won't or can't?

    I'm sure that table was meant to be in shops, casinos and resturants by now?
     
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    And more to the point, has he publicly commented on the success of the iPhone yet? That would be big crow.
     

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